A look at what’s happening around the majors today:


The grieving Angels go for their sixth consecutive victory since the All-Star break when they host Houston again. Los Angeles (50-46) has won eight of 11 since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs and moved four games above .500 for the first time since June 2018. Star outfielder Mike Trout hopes to return to the lineup after missing the past two games with a mildly strained right calf. All-Star righty Gerrit Cole (9-5, 3.23 ERA), who graduated from nearby Orange Lutheran High School, pitches for the Astros against an opener and Félix Peña (7-2, 4.32 ERA), who threw the final seven innings of

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